From evolutionary to revolutionary, from conciliatory to belligerent, from co-operation to non cooperation, India’s freedom for struggle had unpredictable oscillations. Once jewel in the crown of British Empire became an Achilles hill. The insurmountable challenges from domestic and international arena made British Empire take a somber decision to Divide and Quit. This paper highlights the British cabinet mission to India and how it ended in a fiasco ultimately collapsing the bridge between the two communities leaving the scope open for perennial skirmishes. In India during post-war 1945, the the penultimate scene of the political drama and sense of abnegation of what was once a precious jewel in the crown of British catapulted the political euphoria to the front.